David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Journal of Business Ethics 10 (11):841 - 852 (1991)
A model is presented which describes the process decision-makers follow when faced with problems containing ethical dimensions. The model, based upon the empirical literature, is designed to provide guidance to researchers studying ethical behavior in business. The model portrays the decision-maker with a set of personal values which are mediated by elements of the organization's culture. The combination of personal values and organizational influences yields decisions which may be significantly different from those made based upon personal values alone. Inclusion of the personal values of the decision-maker as the dominant individual input and an explicit discussion of the ethical decision process make this model more comprehensive than other recent ethics models.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Leslie E. Sekerka & Richard P. Bagozzi (2007). Moral Courage in the Workplace: Moving to and From the Desire and Decision to Act. Business Ethics 16 (2):132–149.
Soheila Mirshekary & Ann D. K. Lawrence (2009). Academic and Business Ethical Misconduct and Cultural Values: A Cross National Comparison. [REVIEW] Journal of Academic Ethics 7 (3):141-157.
S. Douglas Beets (2011). Critical Events in the Ethics of U.S. Corporation History. Journal of Business Ethics 102 (2):193-219.
Zhenzhong Ma (2009). The Status of Contemporary Business Ethics Research: Present and Future. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 90 (3):255 - 265.
Connie R. Bateman & Sean R. Valentine (2010). Investigating the Effects of Gender on Consumers' Moral Philosophies and Ethical Intentions. Journal of Business Ethics 95 (3):393 - 414.
Similar books and articles
Suzanne C. Wagner & G. Lawrence Sanders (2001). Considerations in Ethical Decision-Making and Software Piracy. Journal of Business Ethics 29 (1-2):161 - 167.
Erin Cavusgil (2007). Merck and Vioxx: An Examination of an Ethical Decision-Making Model. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 76 (4):451 - 461.
Roselie McDevitt, Catherine Giapponi & Cheryl Tromley (2007). A Model of Ethical Decision Making: The Integration of Process and Content. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 73 (2):219 - 229.
Marc D. Street, Chris Robertson & Scott W. Geiger (1997). Ethical Decision Making: The Effects of Escalating Commitment. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 16 (11):1153-1161.
Rivka Grundstein-Amado (1991). An Integrative Model of Clinical-Ethical Decision Making. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 12 (2).
Naresh K. Malhotra & Gina L. Miller (1998). An Integrated Model for Ethical Decisions in Marketing Research. Journal of Business Ethics 17 (3):263-280.
Chris Robertson & Paul A. Fadil (1999). Ethical Decision Making in Multinational Organizations: A Culture-Based Model. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 19 (4):385 - 392.
Michael Bommer, Clarence Gratto, Jerry Gravander & Mark Tuttle (1987). A Behavioral Model of Ethical and Unethical Decision Making. Journal of Business Ethics 6 (4):265 - 280.
David J. Fritzsche (1995). Personal Values: Potential Keys to Ethical Decision Making. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 14 (11):909 - 922.
David Fritzsche & E. Oz (2007). Personal Values' Influence on the Ethical Dimension of Decision Making. Journal of Business Ethics 75 (4):335 - 343.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads47 ( #36,211 of 1,102,444 )
Recent downloads (6 months)3 ( #121,187 of 1,102,444 )
How can I increase my downloads?